“Obi-Wan Kenobi”, “The Responder”, “The Essex Serpent”… The series not to be missed in May

Salto, MyCanal, Arte.tv, OCS, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, Apple TV+ and even Starzplay… In addition to all the television channels! Faced with this gargantuan serial offer, you can no longer keep up? 20 minutes selects for you each month the best new series coming out in France and provides you with the calendar (regularly updated) of the dates of broadcast or posting of new series or new seasons of your favorite fictions.

The series not to miss in May

The return of Ewan McGregor as “Obi-Wan Kenobi”

A series eagerly awaited by fans of the Star Wars saga! After The Mandalorian and The Boba Fett Book, the 3rd series in live-action Star Wars is interested in one of the most emblematic characters of the intergalactic saga, Obi-Wan Kenobi. Ten years after the prelogy, Ewan McGregor finds in Obi-Wan Kenobi the legendary role of the Jedi Knight, while Hayden Christensen dons the costume of Darth Vader. Lucasfilm entrusted the production of the series to Deborah Chow, who signed several episodes of The Mandalorian. In the 6 episodes that make up this miniseries, broadcast on a weekly basis, except for the first 2 put online on May 27 on Disney +, the former Jedi Master embarks on a crucial mission during which he will have to face allies now become enemies and face the wrath of the Empire. May The Force Be With You!

The nocturnal thriller “The Responder”

A former policeman who became a screenwriter like Olivier Marchal in France, Tony Schumacher spent many years on night patrol in Liverpool before breaking down and giving up his badge. He was inspired by his personal memories in The Responderbroadcast on May 9 and 10 on Canal+, to create the character of Chris Carson, a worn-out and disillusioned cop in the midst of an existential crisis, played by a Martin Freeman (Fargo, Sherlock) at the top of his art, which connects a series of night patrols. As he tries to keep his head above water at work and in his personal life, Chris finds himself forced to accept a newbie partner, Rachel. In the dangerous neighborhoods of Liverpool, they will only be able to survive the night by sticking together. Otherwise, their mutual destruction is assured. Unveiled in a French preview at Séries Mania, this thrilling nocturnal thriller, built around a neat plot, tinged with black humor, implicitly protests against an underfunded and understaffed public service.

The gothic mystery “The Essex Serpent”

After Severanceworn by Adam Scott, Slow Horsesworn by Gary Oldman, Roars with Nicole Kidman, Pachinko and WeCrashed, Apple TV+ continues to amaze with its prestigious original content! Adapted from the eponymous novel by Sarah Perry, The Essex Serpentwhose first two episodes will be put online on May 13, followed by one episode per week until Friday June 10, has the good idea of ​​bringing together Claire Danes (Homeland) and Tom Hiddleston (Loki). Set in Victorian England, she plays Cora Seaborne, a paleontology-savvy widow from London to investigate a legendary snake in a small fictional village in Essex County. He plays Will Ransome, the town pastor. They will join forces to solve the mystery around this sea creature. A gothic fiction that questions the links between science, religion and fanaticism.

The detective biopic “Clark”

A series to wait until May 27 before discovering the highly anticipated first part of the new season of Stranger Things on the platform! clark, available May 5 on Netflix, featuring Bill Skarsgård as Clark Olofsson, a famous Swedish bank robber in the 1970s, who originated the concept of “Stockholm syndrome”. A crazy story based on the “truth and lies” of the gangster’s autobiography.

Spatiotemporal love from “The Time Traveler’s Wife”

After the film Out of time from 2009 worn by Rachel McAdams and Eric Bana, the novel by Audrey Niffenegger Time is nothing is being adapted as a series for HBO. The Time Traveler’s Wifeto be seen in US + 24 on OCS on May 16, follows the extraordinary and thwarted love story of Clare and Henry, played by Rose Leslie (Games of Thrones) and Theo James (Divergent), who suffers from chronodeficiency and is despite himself finds himself transported back in time… A spatiotemporal love story revisited by Steven Moffat (Doctor Who, Sherlock) and by the director of Game Of ThronesDavid Nutter.

The schedule of broadcasts in France

The Torch, The Adventurers of ChupacabraFollowing The flamein May on Canal+

Oussekineminiseries, in May on Disney+

Sunday May 1

Magnum PIseason 2, Amazon Prime Video

Wistingseason 2, two episodes per evening on Sundays at 8:55 p.m. on Polar +

Monday, May 2

The Pactseason 1, two episodes per evening on Mondays at 8:55 p.m. on Polar +

The Equalizerseason 2, Mondays at 9 p.m. on Serieclub

Tuesday, May 3

trillion, season 6, two episodes per evening on Tuesdays at 9 p.m. on Canal+ Series

Wednesday May 4

The Originalsseasons 1-5, Amazon Prime Video

Three meters above the skyseason 3, Netflix

El marginalseason 5, Netflix

Agents of SHIELD, season 7, Disney+

The Fostersseason 5, Disney+

Leo Mattei, juvenile brigade, seasons 8 and 9, Disney+

The promiseminiseries, Disney+

Thursday May 5

Platonicseason 1, at 8:40 p.m., OCS Max and in full on demand on OCS

The Pentaverateminiseries, Netflix

clarkminiseries, Netflix

Welcome to Edenseason 1, Netflix

Friday, May 6

Tehran, season 2, Apple TV+

The Wildsseason 2, Amazon Prime Video

Bosch: Legacyseason 1, Amazon Prime Video

Girls5Evaseason 2, three episodes then one per evening at US time on Fridays at 11:15 p.m. on Canal+ Series, and on MyCanal

Charmed (2018), season 2, Salto

Vampire DiariesIntegral, Salto

The Sound of Magicseason 1, Netflix

State of Happinessseason 1, Arte.tv

Coronerseason 4, at 9 p.m. on 13th Street

Monday, May 9

Mobile Squadseason 1, Arte.tv

The Responderseason 1, three episodes on May 9 and two episodes on May 10 at 9 p.m. on Canal+ and in full on MyCanal

Better Thingsseason 5, three episodes per evening on Mondays at 9 p.m. on Canal+Séries

Parliamentseason 2, France TV Slash (and season 1 on France 5)

Replacingnew unreleased episodes, at 9:10 p.m. on TF1

Tuesday May 10

Visitorsseason 1, Warner TV

Workin’ Momsseason 6, Netflix

Wednesday May 11

How I Met Your Father, season 1, Disney+

The Everrealm Tournamentseason 1, Disney+

Anna, miniseries, Disney+

brothers in crimeseason 2, Netflix

42 days of darknessseason 1, Netflix

Savage Beauty, season 1, Netflix

Thursday May 12

HPI, season 2, at 9:10 p.m. on TF1

Ad Vitamminiseries, in full from May 12 to June 17 on Arte.tv

Friday May 13

The Essex Serpentminiseries, the first two episodes will be available on May 13, followed by an episode each Friday, Apple TV+

Threesomefour episodes per evening on Fridays at 9 p.m. and in full on MyCanal

That’s how I love youseason 2, somersault

The Lincoln Defenseseason 1, Netflix

Neumattseason 1, Netflix

The Jack-of-all-trades, season 1, Netflix

Saturday May 14

Tin Starseason 1, at 8:50 p.m. on Altice Studio

Monday May 16

The Time Traveler’s Wife, season 1, at 8:40 p.m. on OCS City

Vampire in the Garden, season 1, Netflix

Visionsseason 1, at 9:10 p.m. on TF1

Tuesday May 17

The Future Diaryseason 2, Netflix

Wednesday May 18

Life & Beth, season 1, Disney+

Grand Hotelseason 1, Disney+

Grown-ishseason 4, Disney+

TOTSseason 2, Disney+

I promise youseason 2, Disney+

Who killed Sarah?season 3, Netflix

Thursday May 19

bang bang babyseason 1, part 2, Amazon Prime Video

creepshowseason 3, at 11:25 p.m. on Paris Première

The mountain of secretsminiseries, in full on Arte.tv until July 8

Sisterhood, season 1, at 8:50 p.m. on Altice Studio

Friday May 20

Now and Thenseason 1, Apple TV+

Towards the starsseason 1, Amazon Prime Video

Mafia Queensseason 1, Arte.tv

Theodosiaseason 1, somersault

Love, Death & RobotsVolume 3, Netflix

Mafia Queens, seasons 1 and 2, Arte.tv

Wednesday May 25

Wu-Tang: An American Sagaseason 1, Disney+

Bob’s Burgerseason 12, Disney+

brickleberry, seasons 1 to 3, Disney+

philadelphiaseasons 3 to 7, Disney+

Thursday May 26

The mountain of secretsminiseries, Thursdays until June 9, on Arte

Friday May 27

Stranger Thingsseason 4, volume 1, Netflix

Obi-One Kenobi, season 1, two episodes, then one episode per week on Disney+

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